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The Bluetongue (Wales) Order 2003

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Powers of veterinary inspectors and officers

9.—(1) Where a veterinary inspector exercises powers of entry under the Act onto any part of premises in respect of which a notice has been served under article 8 he or she may—

(a)examine any animal, carcase or thing;

(b)make such tests and take such samples (including blood samples) from any animal, carcase or thing as he or she may consider necessary for the purpose of diagnosis;

(c)mark for identification purposes any animal, carcase or thing; and

(d)collect vectors and set traps for the collection of vectors.

(2) An officer authorised by the Secretary of State or the National Assembly for Wales acting under the direction of a veterinary inspector, who enters premises in respect of which a notice has been served under article 8, either with a veterinary inspector in accordance with article 16(c) or with the consent of the occupier, may —

(a)collect vectors and set traps for the collection of vectors; and

(b)implement such vector control measures as the veterinary inspector deems necessary.

(3) A veterinary inspector may, by notice in writing, served on the occupier of the premises or on the keeper of any animals on the premises—

(a)require the detention, isolation, restraint or treatment of any animal;

(b)require the destruction, burial, disposal or treatment of any thing;

(c)require the cleansing and disinfection of any part of the premises or of any person, animal or thing on the premises; and

(d)require the occupier, any veterinary surgeon who has attended any animal on the premises and any other person who has been in charge of or in contact with any such animal to inform him of any other animal or other premises with which any such animal may have come into contact.

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